The Department of Justice has a diverse and talented workforce of over 100,000 men and women. Justice leads the Nation in ensuring the protection of all Americans while preserving their constitutional freedoms. If selected, you will be part of a dedicated team helping to enforce Federal criminal and civil laws that protect life, liberty and the property of citizens.
The United States Attorney's Office (USAO)/Executive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA) is a great place to work. The Department of Justice is ranked #3 out of 19 large agencies and EOUSA/United States Attorneys' Offices is ranked #43 out of 320 agency subcomponents in a study, "The Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, 2015 Ratings" published by the Partnership for Public Service. See http://bestplacestowork.org/BPTW/index.php.
For more information on the Department of Justice and the United States Attorneys' Offices, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/.
As needed, additional positions may be filled using this announcement.
This is an excepted service appointment under the Pathways Intern Program. This appointment may be extended until the selectee's educational program requirements have been completed. After successful completion of the program requirements, the individual may, at agency discretion, be converted to a TERM or permanent appointment. For more information on the Pathways Program, please visit:
If selected for this position, you will join a well-respected team that is responsible for providing office clerical and automation support to one or more professional, program, or technical staff members in the United States Attorney's Office, in Tyler, Texas. Automated Support may include use of one or more of the following software applications: word processing, electronic spreadsheets, database management, desk-top publishing, graphics, project management, calendar, and electronic mail. You will receive formal and/or on-the-job training as needed.
Typical work assignments will include:
- Producing a variety of documents using varied and advanced word processing software functions;
- Storing, retrieving, editing, and printing a variety of documents with complex formats such as graphics or tables within the text;
- Sorting, calculating, and retrieving data from electronic databases or spreadsheets to produce reports, charts, and graphs;
- Answering telephones and referring callers to staff members or taking messages as appropriate;
- Providing general office clerical support;
- Sorting, filing, and retrieving materials in alphabetical, numerical, or chronological order; and
- Making recurring and special messenger trips as necessary.
Responsibilities will increase and assignments will become more complex as your training and experience progress.